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A little chat with Dan in the Gandhi office

Hello! How are you?

I´m good thanks.

Where are you from?

I´m from Wimbledon in London.

Tell us a bit about yourself

Well, I´ve taught English in 4 different countries now, including Taiwan where I lived for 4 years. In my spare time I like drawing, hiking and eating!

How long have you been working at The Language Corner?

I´ve been here a year. I was teaching at the academy on Calle Gandhi and now I´m running the office at La Elipa, with a bit of teaching too

What do you like most about teaching?

I love talking and meeting new people, and discovering the differences between languages , and accents!

What do you think is difficult about learning Spanish?

Ooh I think pronouns are complicated and I just cannot do the spanish “r” sound at all. I try practising “pero” and “perro” and it just sounds like “Pedro!”

What kind of music do you like?

Lots of stuff, particularly electropop, folk and anything that sounds like Bjork.

Top tip for learning English

Try and do things you enjoy but in English. If you like films, watch English language films, if you like reading, try English books. At the moment I’m looking for more Spanish language music to listen to. Does anyone have any recommendations??

Tell us a random fact about yourself

I´ve been on television at least ten different times, mostly all embarrassing!

POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY

Today is “POEM IN YOUR POCKET” Day!

Poetry is an excellent way to improve your English. Poetry is diverse and allows you to choose from many different topics of interest. There are also endless styles and formats of poetry. Poetry vocabulary varies from simple to complex.
Many poems us repetition, rhyming, and rhythm to help increase your English pronunciation.

Go ahead, choose your favorite poem, in English, and get to reciting!!

The British Council has a great poetry and stories section to practice English, check it out here: Stories and Poems.

If you would like to use poetry in the English learning classroom, our native teachers can help you with that!

Visit or call us
The Language Corner
C/Gandhi, 19 <M> La Almudena <M> Garcia Noblejas
C/Ricardo Ortiz 60 Posterior <M> La Elipa
673 340 106.

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Christmas Gift Ideas pt. 2

Do you want to improve your English, or know someone who wants to improve his/her English but is not able to make the commitment to attend weekly classes? Looking for an opportunity to interact with native teachers in Madrid? This holiday season why not buy the gift of an English workshop?

The Language Corner is hosting two very fun and exciting workshops in English.

Filming in English is for youths aged 14-17. It will take place Saturday, January 23rd and Saturday, January 30th from 10:30-13:30. The price for the 6 hours of English is only 25€ (20€ if you have a carné joven). During this Saturday of English immersion, students will be creative, make news reports, record a video and upload their project to Youtube. This is an excellent interactive workshop any teen is sure to enjoy. Contact us to save your space now, this workshop has a maximum of 12 participants.

Adults have the Laughter Therapy workshop. This English event will take place Saturday, February 20th from 10:30-13:30. The course is only 10€ (8€ if you have a carné joven) for three hours of English. This course is all about having fun and expressing oneself in English. This workshop includes lots of games, activities, and movement to get you thinking and speaking in English. No books or grammar, this course is about being present in the moment and enjoying. Come have fun in English with The Language Corner. Book early as this workshop also has a maximum of 12 participants.         publicidad 95x61 2.

Summer Fun, Creative English Classes

If you are looking for summer English classes in Madrid, The Language Corner is the place for you! We are a language academy with classes during July and August.

The Language Corner will continue its normal conversational classes for children and adults. These classes are taught by native teachers and are for all levels from beginners to natives. This summer The Language Corner also continues Exam prep classes, these classes focus on the grammar and content of the standard tests such as: PET, FCE, CAE.

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Those aren’t the only summer English courses The Language Corner offers. If you are in Madrid and want to improve your English this summer, but would like to forget textbooks and learn English in a more dynamic manner, we have what you are looking for!Julio-intensivo-verano-inglés

 

This summer, in Ciudad Lineal, The Language Corner will offer workshops from Monday through Thursday. The workshops will include: Theatre, Arts and Crafts, Creative writing, Music, Dance, Cinema, Poetry, Storytelling, Games and more.

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Looking for intensive English courses? Contact us to organize your intensive course, choose from a timetable of 4-12 hours/week in our academy.

Call (910 001 42 81 – 673 340 106)  or send an email madridcorner@gmail.com. If you are in the Ciudad Lineal or Pueblo Nuevo area stop by either of our language academies and talk to us in person. Metros: La Elipa, Garcia Noblejas, or La Almudena.